Posts tagged "children"

Teaching children to thank the Earth

My girls and I were in the car a lot on Sunday.  When we pulled up to our final destination, they all said they were car sick.  Nobody moved, my youngest looked like she was about to cry. Since we were parked right in front of my sister’s house, I told everyone to get out... Read more »

Sex education and misinformation

The first headline I read today: Representative Todd Akin, the Republican Senate nominee from Missouri, provoked ire across the political spectrum on Sunday by saying that in instances of what he called “legitimate rape,” women’s bodies somehow blocked an unwanted pregnancy. Of course this is frightening for political reasons, but I’m not going for the... Read more »